ravine

Part of speech: noun

A deep gorge.

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Usage examples "ravine":

  1. The bears occupied the ravine. - "The Boy Hunters", Captain Mayne Reid.
  2. " Well," he thought, " before the moon is up I must cross the ravine and get to the forest." - "Fables for Children, Stories for Children, Natural Science Stories, Popular Education, Decembrists, Moral Tales", Leo Tolstoy.
  3. A fire was speedily built of pine boughs continually brought from a wooded ravine below, and in a few moments the furnace was in full blast. - "The Story of a Mine", Bret Harte.